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ighland Heart Hookery
offers a wide variety of supplies for rug hooking in the
traditional manner of wool fabrics as well as courses for
beginner to advanced students. We are located in Atlantic
Canada. Our products and services are featured on this web
site. Our beautiful, hand-dyed wools are sought after by those
who want to hook beautiful rugs. They are available to you
through our studio and mail order business, as are our lines of Folk Art
patterns, based upon the paintings of Maud Lewis and Joe Norris.
We also offer patterns from a variety of other designers and
Colour planning assistance is available when you purchase our
At Highland Heart Hookery, we take pride in offering the highest quality
products for rug hooking at value prices to our customers with a wide variety of choices.
Classes and Workshops:
We offer a variety of classes and workshops for rug hooking. Doug
is an accredited teacher of the McGown Guild who has taught in Nova Scotia, New
Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, and the US. . His work has
been showcased in the Eye See you project which travelled in the United States
for a year. His work is currently being showcased in the Tarot Card project in
the US. This is a two year tour in the US and Canada. It will be at the Rug
Hooking Museum of North America this summer. Please check their website for
continues to upgrade his McGown certification by taking the teachers` workshops
in the US every year as well as teaching other McGown teachers at those
workshops. Doug has taught a wide variety of workshops including fine shading, Maud Lewis,
large flowers, mandalas, magical landscapes, Grenfell, orientals and dying. His students have hooked
beautiful oriental rugs, fine flower shaded rugs, leaves, and pictorials.
Classes are held most Wednesdays from September to the end of
November and from January until the end of May. If you have not been
attending these classes, please phone 902-445-4644 to ensure
availability. These are open classes where you take a beginner
course from us or you bring whatever project with which you wish
Doug will be teaching a workshop in Grenfell rug hooking using
nylons July 7,8, and 9. For registration or additional information,
contact the Rug Hooking Museum of North America.